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[audio]Dactl Dactl Mther Mther Mther Bongg Bongg Frgid by Charles Amirkhanian
A text-sound composition by a master of the genre, Charles Amirkhanian. This work was realized at the KPFA studios on June 29, 1971 and had its broadcast premiere the next day on Amirkhanian’s regular Ode To Gravity program. Taking four words as its base this work slowly evolves as distorted or electronically manipulated recitations are layered upon each other.
Keywords: Music; Text-sound compositions; Sound Poetry
Downloads: 111
[audio]Dakini Software by John Giorno
Recorded at St. Marks Church in New York City on November 8, 1972, John Giorno presents a lengthy excerpt from his poem “Dakini Software.” Giorno is well known for his provocative sound and performance poetry that blends a bohemian sensibility, radical sexual politics, and spiritual practice. All these elements are featured in this echo-laden rendition of “Dakini Software,” which mixes the metaphors of a female, tantric and Tibetan Buddhist deity, or embodiment of enlightened energy, wit...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 157
[audio]Daniel Bernard Roumain performs "String Quartet No. 4, "Angelou" at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Daniel Bernard Roumain
Daniel Bernard Roumain performs the World Premiere of String Quartet No. 4, "Angelou" (2005) at Other Minds 11 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Daniel Bernard Roumain, electric violin DJ Scientific, laptop and CD DJ equipment Del Sol String Quartet Commissioned by Other Minds and sponsored through a grant from the Cultural Equities Grants Program of the San Francisco Arts Commission...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,457
[audio]Daniel Lentz performs Cafe Desire (2002) at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Daniel Lentz
Daniel Lentz performs Cafe Desire at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco during the Other Minds Music Festival at the Palace of Fine Arts, 2003. Cafe Desire (2002) Linda Childs, Britt Quentin: vocals Bradford Ellis: keyboards Sarah Cahill: piano James Sitterly: violin Heather Vorweck, Terri Schmit, Susan Griffin, Cliff Reilly: percussion Phoenix Bach Choir Other Minds Ensemble - Laurie Amat, Dina Emerson, Erin Easter, David Graves, Tom Heasley, Robert Kilman, Polly Moller, Anna Newm...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,006 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]David Byrne, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1991 - David Byrne
David Byrne interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, October 8, 1991. Charles Amirkhanian speaks with David Byrne about his new album, Uh-Oh--which was to be released in February, 1992--and the heavy Brazilian and Afro-Cuban influences he brought to the music on the album. Listen to a number of recordings and videos of Davids solo or collaboration work, along with a piece by another artist (Tom Ze)...
Keywords: World Music
Downloads: 2,216
[audio]David Del Tredici on his work Syzygy
Music critic Paul Hume interviews composer David Del Tredici about his work, "Syzygy" (1966), which is scored for soprano, horn, and chamber orchestra. The name, which was suggested by a friend who was enamored with the sound of the word but uncertain of its meaning, refers to the astronomical event when planets come into alignment along a single axis, and seemed very appropriate for a setting of two poems by James Joyce ("Ecce Puer" and "Night Piece"), in which the trumpets come in at the same ...
Keywords: Art songs; Interview; Chamber music; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 69
[audio]David Raksin, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1988 - David Raksin
David Raksin interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, January 28, 1988. Composer David Raksin died at 92 in August 2004. As a memorial tribute, Other Minds presents his appearance in front of a live audience at the Speaking of Music series in San Francisco. Raksin is interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian and takes questions from the audience...
Keywords: Soundtrack; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 903
[audio]Decay: A Work by Douglas Leedy
A rare recording of Douglas Leedy’s “Decay,” a work of musical theater composed in 1965 and recorded at a concert of the San Francisco Conservatory Artist Ensemble in the mid to late 1960s. The musical portion of the piece consists of a tape work assembled from a number of old records of piano music by Leedy and his collaborator, Ian Underwood, which was then played while live musicians accompanied it on piano and other instruments...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Music Theatre; Douglas Leedy
Downloads: 101
[audio]Diamánda Galás Live at the La Jolla Museum
Recorded live on May 21, 1983 at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Diamánda Galás performs her “Wild Women with Steak-Knives,” an avant-garde performance art work for vocals and live signal processing. Part of her 1981 album “The Litanies of Satan,” the piece features the operatic range and diabolic inflections of vintage Galás. With sounds that vary from hisses, to screeches, moans, hollers, spits, and stutters, all accompanied by minimal electronic manipulations and elaborati...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Avant-Garde; Performance art; Monologues with music
Downloads: 77
[audio]Difference Tone: A Cristal Concert
A program dedicated to the marvelous glass instrument, the Cristal, invented by the Baschet brothers of Paris in 1956. Consisting of glass rods, the Cristal is played by rubbing the rods with wet fingers, the way one would a wine glass, the vibrations of which are then acoustically amplified through a series of metallic resonators Host Charles Amirkhanian is joined in the KPFA studios by David James, Jerry Kuderna, Peter Josheff and Annie Hallett, who play a number of pieces live as well as list...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Unconventional Instruments; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 312
[audio]Digging Dugger
How does an instrumental composer make the transition into electronic music? Ed Dugger, composer and director of the UC Berkeley electronic music studio talks with Charles Amirkhanian about this, and also his music which you will be hearing.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; New Music; Ed Dugger
Downloads: 192
[audio]Divertimento for Orchestra by Bruno Maderna & Luciano Berio
Charles Amirkhanian introduces the little known “Divertimento for Orchestra“, composed jointly by two Italian avant-garde composers, Bruno Maderna & Luciano Berio. Amirkhanian came upon this rare recording when rummaging through the archives of the West German Radio in Cologne, while on an exchange program with the Dutch radio station VPRO, in late 1973. The work is in three movements, the first, “Dark Rapture Crawl” by Maderna, and the second and third, “Scat Bag “ and “Rhumba-Ram...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; VPRO; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 297
[audio]Do It by Robert Erickson
A recording of “Do It,” a 1968 composition by Robert Erickson in which words and phrases are used in a fashion that is reminiscent of the complex polyrhythms of of African drumming and the chaos of political campaign rhetoric. According to the composer in the program notes of a 1987 performance of the piece: “’Do It’ grew out of the sounds of the 1968 presidential campaign, the speeches of General MacArthur, television, radio and magazine advertising of that period; and a poem by Donal...
Keywords: Music; New music; 20th century classical; Monologues with music; Robert Erickson
Downloads: 96
[audio]Donald Swearingen performs 1923 at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Donald Swearingen
Donald Swearing, a San Francisco-based electroacoustic composer, performs "1923" at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electroacoustic; Sound Art
Downloads: 465
[audio]Donald Swearingen performs Cooking Demonstration at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Donald Swearingen
Donald Swearingen, a San Francisco-based electroacoustic composer, performs Cooking Demonstration at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electroacoustic; Sound Art
Downloads: 1,842
[audio]Donald Swearingen performs When In Japan at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Donald Swearingen
Donald Swearingen, a San Francisco-based electroacoustic composer, performs When In Japan at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electroacoustic; Sound Art
Downloads: 350
[audio]Dresden Interleaf and Medium Size Mograph by Gordon Mumma
Gordon Mumma was born in 1935 in Framingham, Mass. One of the originators of the ONCE Festival, he has also established, in collaboration with Robert Ashley, several tours of contemporary music productions. Mumma’s composition “Mograph-Interleaf-Mograph” makes use of large sections of electronic music materials. The “Interleaf” section, by itself called “The Dresden Interleaf (13 February 1945) In Memoriam,” is almost entirely electronic, being composed on four-channel magnetic tap...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic; Electro-Acoustic; New music; Piano music; Aleatory music
Downloads: 158
[audio]Driftwood Cortege by Tim Souster
A recording of “Driftwood Cortege” by Tim Souster, an English composer who is best known for his electronic music compositions. This atmospheric piece of electronic music was created at the Stanford University Computer Studio in the Fall of 1978, during Souster’s six month stay in the San Francisco Bay Area. Born in 1943, Souster studied with Bernard Rose, Sir David Lumsden, and Karlheinz Stockhausen, among others...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Tim Souster
Downloads: 122
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